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GIS assessment of the status of protected areas in East Asia

GIS assessment of the status of protected areas in East Asia

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Published by UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, IUCN--The World Conservation Union in Cambridge, UK, Gland, Switzerland .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by J. MacKinnon ... [et al.].
ContributionsMacKinnon, J. Andrew 1956-, UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre., IUCN--The World Conservation Union.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 85 p., [6] folded maps :
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22995502M
LC Control Number2007441501

On the applicability of GIS analysis to modern military and colonial maps of East Asia Shigeru Kobayashi (Osaka University, Professor emeritus) Key Words: imperial cartography, East Asia, Western countries, Japan, database, GIS The British embassy of George Macartney to . by code 1, and the rest by code 0 and eventually using the function And, watershed Assessment of forestry was conducted. The results indicate high capability (GIS) in evaluation model of ecological capability of land for forestry land usage that this was takes place by location of the damaged areas that have the ability to regenerate. Emerging Security Order in Asia Pacific: Impact on South Asia ii inevitably followed the region‘s economic growth is altering the balance of power within the region and between Asia and the West. According to the Western analysts, the key strategic issue today in East Asia is the rise of Chinese power. For nearly three decades, the.


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Guidelines for Financing Protected Areas in East Asia Wed, 29 Oct These guidelines address one of the most critical issues which protected area planners and managers face in the East Asia region: obtaining the funds needed to ensure the survival and success of protected areas.

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Regional Action Plan for the Protected Areas of East Asia 1. INTRODUCTION TO THE PLAN The East Asian region is a collection of eight areas – China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, DPRK, ROK and Mongolia.

These have a combined land area of million km2 and constitute a large and important part of the eastern Palearctic. In IUCN. This publication provides a collection of material useful to planners and managers of parks and protected areas in East Asia. It has been designed to help them think about the influx of tourism to natural protected areas, and to urge them to consciously plan for management of the interactions of tourists and the natural and cultural environment.

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This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total. Pages in category "Asian protected area stubs". GOALS OF TOURISM IN PROTECTED AREAS 10 PROTECTED AREAS AND TOURISM IN EAST ASIA 11 SETTING THE REGIONAL CONTEXT 11 PROTECTED AREAS IN EAST ASIA 12 Protected Area Information by Jurisdiction 12 Internationally Recognised Conservation Designations 15 TOURISM IN EAST ASIA 18 General Tourism Trends 18Cited by: Protected Areas in East Asia Volume 18 • Number 2 69 The legal authority for Thai-land’s protected areas is the WARPA of and the National Park Act of (Arbhabhirama et al.

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Protected areas are one of the most effective tools for conserving species and natural habitats. They also contribute to the livelihoods and well-being of local communities and society at large. Over the last years, overprotected areas (national parks, sanctuaries, reserves, etc) have been established, covering some 12% of the.

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GIS BASED ASSESSMENT ON APPLICABILITY OF BOUNDARY DEMARCATION FOR HANTHANA PROTECTED AREA A.J.N.M. Bandara* and K. Kumarihami Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka *[email protected] Hanthana range has been declared as an “Environmental Protected Area (EPA)” by.

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